See How To Protect Your ATM Card – 2 Things You Should Never Do In ATM Machine
Do you know that people can take all the money in your account with the 16 digits number on the front face of your debit card? It is also known as a Permanent Account Number or PAN. The first 6 digits are your Bank Identification Number and the rest 10 digits are your Unique Account Number. While at the back is your CVV. It is a three-digit number. For certain types of debit cards, it could be a four-digit number. So, in this piece of article we would tell you How To Protect Your ATM Card, 2 Things You Should Never Do In ATM Machine, Which will also include how to protect yourself while making transactions in the ATM.
ATM may be stationed in Student Center, financial institutions, shopping malls, convenience stores, etc., or free-standing. But the nicest place to make a transaction using an ATM machine is in financial institutions. Do you know Why? Because in the bank institution the CCTV camera is always active and all of them are working properly, then free-standing where some of the CCTV cameras are not working and no security personnel are stationed in this location. Additional, Banking institutions is also good because you can easily step into the bank if you have issues with the ATM or your card stuck inside the machine.
So, without wasting your time let’s get down to business. Here is See How To Protect Your ATM Card – 2 Things You Should Never Do In ATM Machine
1. Never Write Your Identification Number (PIN) Down Or Share It With Anyone While You’re In ATM Machine: I have to seem on several occasions, people can’t even remember their pin. To make the matter worse some people even write it down on pieces of paper and when coming to make a transaction, they always come with it. It is not advisable to disclose your pin code to anyone, not even family members. It’s also a good idea to update your PIN once a year to keep it fresh. See How To Protect Your ATM Card – 2 Things You Should Never Do In ATM Machine
2. Never Talk To Anyone Or Ask Them For Assistances: when you’re making a transaction in ATM unfortunately you begin to have issues. Don’t ask people for assistance. The best thing to do is to call the bank officials who are currently working in the bank institution where you’re making the transaction to verify the issue. This is the reason why I made it known that the best place to make transactions with ATM is in a bank institution. Several, people usually make a story about how they forgot themselves after asking people for assistance in an ATM. Although am a living testimony of this kind of story.
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- How To Protect Your ATM Card – 2 Things You Should Never Do In ATM Machine
A couple of months back I went to a public ATM stand to withdraw some cash. While doing my thing a guy who was beside me started asking me some unnecessary questions based on how to use the machine. As a good guy I began to answer him, the moment I started to have conversations with him I lost myself, I lose control of myself to the extent of forgetting my card in the ATM slot.